An easier way to find funding. 


WESST is a nonprofit, small business development and training organization with locations in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Roswell and Farmington.

Offerings include (some services can be provided in both English and Spanish):

  • Free and low-cost business training
  • Workshops
  • Webinars, podcasts, and helpful how-to articles on the small business blog


WESST also provides small business loans for entrepreneurs who encounter difficulty in obtaining financing. They are a microlender that specializes in financing viable businesses that don’t meet the criteria of banks or other traditional lenders. WESST is approved to provide SBA small business loans.